, Qiang culture
, Rong brag
, cultural preservation in China
, Sichuan Province
, traditional Tibetan dances
, Ganzi Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture
, Kha mdo
, Firebird Foundation
, Stong dgu
, Donggu, Dge bshes rtsa
, Bla ri
, Bian' er
, Mda' mdo
, Dandong, Nyin dkar
, Mchod rten sgang
, Taipingqiao, Yuezha, Brag mgo Town
, Zhanggu Town
, Tibetan eulogies, Tibetan plowing songs, Tibetan wedding songs, Tibetan chanting, Tibetan riddles, Tibetan oral history, Tibetan folktales, Tibetan jokes
Dear Firebird Foundation,
Producer G.yu 'brugAudio/Visual sound, colorLanguage Tibetan, Qiang, Chinese
Thank you for supporting the project "Saving Endangered Oral Literature and Languages in Rong brag County". I also thank participants and several of my friends in Rong brag County who provided valuable assistance.
I, G.yu'brug collected these materials in these townships in Rong brag (Danba) County: Kha mdo (Shuizi),Stong dgu (Donggu), Dge bshes rtsa (Geshizha), Bla ri (Bian'er), Mda' mdo (Dandong), Nyin dkar (Niega), Mchod rten sgang (Taipingqiao),Yuezha, and the county seat, Brag mgo Town (Zhanggu zhen), in 2012.
These materials are all films that feature songs of love, pilgrimage, mani, missing home, eulogy, dance, plowing, farewell, weddings, greeting, and chanting. Also included are riddles, oral history, folktales, and jokes.
In addition, I provide a Swadesh list for four villages: